Species Information

Class of Chelonia (Turtle) observations for selected counties

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Class of Chelonia (Turtle) observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Wayne.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaWayneNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaWayneNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaWayneNN Reference

10 species are listed